Tag Archives: greens

Protein: Are You Getting Enough? Too Much?

Many people I meet tell me with some degree of pride that they eat little or no meat, or that the only meat they eat is chicken or fish. At 15, I became vegetarian. But at first, I also included chicken and fish, and I never gave up eggs or dairy. Unfortunately, I didn’t know much …

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Green Veggies For Your Immunity, Blood, Bones And More!

No matter who you are, if you come to me for health coaching, I will probably tell you to eat more greens. Eating more – lots more – greens is one of the things that’s made the most noticeable improvement in my own health, and I want to share some ways they can benefit you, …

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The White Stuff – A Great Sauce Recipe

In the winter, we go for warm and wonderful comfort foods like chili and cornbread, turtle brownies, and rice pudding with cinnamon and raisins. Popsicles and salad have lost their appeal when the thermometer reads 3 degrees Fahrenheit (as it does on my phone right now). When I’m trying to make comfort foods daily, I …

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Veggies For A Day – 3 Plates Full?!

Did you eat a vegetable today? Can you remember it? Lot of people have trouble getting those 5 recommended servings of fruits and veggies each day. Many of the clients I see can manage to eat a piece of fruit each day. It’s not uncommon, however, to see people who can recall having eaten only …

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Organic Veggies And Fruit On My Doorstep!

Your time is a valuable thing, is it not? My time is so valuable that I have decided to spend less of it doing things I don’t especially enjoy, such as grocery shopping. For several months now, I’ve been getting a nice amount of fresh, organic produce and also some meat from a local delivery …

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A Great Little Restaurant: Tasty Harmony

I’ve been hearing about Tasty Harmony restaurant in Ft.Collins lately. Recently, my son, Lee, had a birthday, so we decided that was a fine reason to celebrate with lunch at this new restaurant. It’s located at 130 S. Mason, in the same block as Everyday Joe’s, a beloved coffee shop. Here’s what the website says, …

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Snacking With Benefits-Favorite Snack List

Do you tend to get into a rut with your food? Go to the same vending machine every day and select the same snack? I usually become rather obsessed with a few items and eat them over and over until I’m sick of them. I do this because I really really like the food. My …

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What Can I Possibly Do With All These Greens?

The garden is full. The fridge is full. Everywhere there are greens- kale, spinach, Swiss chard, lettuces, even dandelion greens. It’s a good season for cleansing, which is one of the things greens do very well. They are also full of numerous other super nutrients, as you probably were told by your mother. However, she …

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Change Your Tastes; Not All Cravings Are Bad!

When a client begins with me, she (or he) fills out a short health history form. The form asks about cravings and addictions. So far, I can recall only one person leaving that line blank. Most people list things like chocolate, coffee, and sweet or salty foods. Sometimes these cravings are pretty innocuous, really. The …

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Favorite Spring Super-Smoothie

Strawberries are in season! I just received a quart of organic strawberries in my bi-weekly produce box from local provider Green Buffalo. According to a flyer that came with my strawberries, more than half of 7-9-year-old kiddos say this is their favorite fruit. Good choice! A cup of these berries has plenty of antioxidants like …

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